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Fox and Comcast Announce Comprehensive Programming Agreement



  Fox and Comcast Announce Comprehensive Programming Agreement

New Accord Provides Entertainment, Sports and Local News to Comcast Xfinity TV
                       Customers In and Out of the Home

Agreement includes FOX Broadcasting and FOX Television Stations Programming in
                                 Major Cities

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA & LOS ANGELES -- February 12, 2013

Comcast Corporation and Fox Networks (FN) announced today that they have
reached an agreement for a new distribution pact to deliver Fox Broadcasting’s
(FOX) and Fox Television Stations’ (FTS) wide array of entertainment, sports
and local news content to Comcast Xfinity TV customers across televisions,
computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and internet-enabled
televisions. The renewal supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the
most popular video content to customers across multiple platforms.

The agreement provides video service to nearly 22 million Xfinity TV customers
of both live and on demand programming from 20 FTS broadcast stations (13 Fox
and 7 MyNet) as well as FX, FX Movie Channel, SPEED, FUEL TV, FOX Soccer,
National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, MundoFox, Fox Deportes, and Fox
Business Network.

Financial terms were not disclosed. However, the agreement also includes a
framework for both companies to continue to collaborate on new multiplatform
offerings so that the companies can take advantage of new technologies and
programming through the life of the deal, including Comcast’s advanced
advertising and ad systems integration services.

Key components of the agreement for Xfinity TV customers, available On Demand
and online, include:

  * Episodes from key primetime series on FOX, FX, FX Movie Channel, National
    Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, SPEED and FUEL TV.
  * One of the largest On Demand offerings of episodes of current seasons
    available from FOX, FX, National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild,
    including such popular shows as Glee, Bones, The Simpsons, Sons of
    Anarchy, Justified, The Americans, Wicked Tuna, Diggers and Alpha Dog,
    among several others.
  * Dozens of hit movies from FX and the FX Movie Channel, including some of
    the biggest blockbusters airing on these networks.
  * Access to content on Fox’s websites and applications.

There are also longer-term plans to make available next-day full episode
streaming of select Fox programming online to authenticated Xfinity TV
customers for viewing whenever and however they wish to access them.

In addition to live and on demand streaming, authenticated Xfinity TV
customers will soon be able to access long-form, full episodes on “FOX NOW” –
a suite of TV apps across multiple digital platforms that are designed to
provide Fox viewers with enhanced interactive and social capabilities around
their favorite Fox shows.

“This unprecedented TV Everywhere agreement enables us to take advantage of
the innovative technologies and platforms we’ve developed to deliver the best
content to our customers,” said Greg Rigdon, EVP, Content Acquisition for
Comcast Cable. “Together with Fox, thanks to the leadership of Peter Rice,
Mike Hopkins and his team, for the first time we are unlocking the value of
some of Fox’s best content by making it available to Xfinity TV customers
through new applications and devices.”

Added Mike Hopkins, President, Distribution, Fox Networks, “Neil Smit, Greg
Rigdon and their team are on the cutting edge of the burgeoning ‘TV
Everywhere’ space and were great partners throughout this process. This
agreement will bring Fox’s brands and content to Xfinity TV customers on all
platforms and we are excited to begin this journey with Comcast.”

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast
Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to
residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services
to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news and entertainment cable networks,
the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations,
television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.
Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

About Fox Networks

Fox Networks is  a unit of Fox Networks Group (FNG)  and  includes over 40
domestic programming services in which FNG holds interests. Together these
networks reach more than 550 million subscribing television homes and
represent one of the media industry’s largest and most diverse programming
groups. Fox Networks distributes FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo
WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, FX Movie Channel, FUEL TV, FSN and 21 regional cable
sports networks, SPEED, SPEED2, FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX College
Sports, FOX Deportes, Utilisima, Baby TV, BTN (co-venture with the Big Ten
Conference) and BTN2Go. FNG also includes the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox
Digital Media, and Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages interests in sports
franchises and leading statistical information provider STATS, LLC.

Contact:

Comcast Corporation
Jennifer Khoury, 215-286-7408
jennifer_khoury@comcast.com
or
Fox Networks Group
Scott Grogin, 310-369-4733
scott.grogin@fox.com
Sol Doten, 310-369-0009
sol.doten@fox.com
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